Krishna meets Jesus: A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupāda's interpretations and conclusions about Christianity

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BoD – Books on Demand, 2002 - Christianity and other religions - 184 pages
This book investigates the views of Christianity of Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada (1896-1977), founder of the "International Society for Krishna Consciousness" (ISKCON), a branch of the Bengal Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition, commonly known in the West as the "Hare Krishna Movement". Furthermore it analyses his approach to a fertile interreligious dialog with the Christian faith.
 

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Contents

Introduction
11
Jesus from Bhaktivedanta Swamis Perspective
41
Bhaktivedanta Swamis View on the History of Christianity
83
Official ISKCON Biography
100
Bhaktivedanta Swamis Dialog with Christianity
128
Bhaktivedanta Swamis Discussion with Devotees
146
End Results and Future Prospects
156
References
172
Additional Sources
184
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About the author (2002)

Dr. phil. Peter Schmidt (*1960) studied Religious Science, Protestant Theology, Biology and Pedagogics. Study trips for the exploration of Hinduism, Buddhism and New Religious Movements led him to India, Nepal, Tibet, Great Britain and the U.S.. In 1998 he took his doctor ́s degree in Philosophy at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University at Frankfurt am Main/Germany. He works as a teacher and gives lectures at University.

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